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Boulder Journey School - Digital Humanity: Human Connections in Virtual Space

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How do we foster human connections in virtual spaces? How do we ensure technology is used to enhance creativity and collaboration with young children? This workshop offers practice examining and redesigning appropriate technology with young children.

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Course Delivery Method
Interactive online self-paced. Participants must have internet access and a device, such as a laptop or desktop computer, to participate in training. Please see information below on how to register. 

Target Audience
Early childhood educators, directors, family child care providers


$50 payable through Boulder Journey School when registering.
Upon completion, learner will be able to:
  • Design experiences to engage in play through an adult lens.
  • Identify and describe appropriate technologies and the concept of digital humanity within play by reflecting on video presentation content.
  • Design experiences to engage children deepening their human relationships through high technology by utilizing presented content.
  • Develop next steps for self-exploration.
This training aligns to Colorado's Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators.

Teaching Practices 15.2 Effectively engages children by applying knowledge of individual children’s interests, child development, curricula, and the Early Learning and Development Guidelines. Strategies include guided exploration, building vocabulary, and learning activities combining literature, science, math, and social studies.

Teaching Practices 23.3 Plans and implements guidelines around current best practices on the use of technology by children and staff.

Teaching Practices 28.2 Plans and implements strategies for children to expand their world around them and their place in it to include family, neighborhood, and community.

Participants register and make payment through Boulder Journey School. Upon completion of course, participant data will be forwarded to PDIS with certificate issued through PDIS account.

Last Update 1/30/2021
Additional Information
This course has been recognized as aligned to The Colorado Competencies and meeting best practice standards for adult instruction through the Colorado Shines PDIS Training Alignment Process. The Rules Regulating Child Care Facilities, issued by the Division of Early Care and Learning, Colorado Department of Human Services, take precedence over any course content.

To view Child Care Licensing Rules:

For more information, contact your child care licensing specialist.

Please note, instructors will mark your attendance and course completion in the Colorado Shines PDIS within seven days of the course event date. Paper certificates might not be issued at this training. You may confirm your course completion, view, and print an online certificate through My Dashboard – My PDIS Transcript menu navigation of the Colorado Shines PDIS. Please do not upload a course certificate that is already linked to your Colorado Shines PDIS account as this may delay processing of professional credentials.
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